Elementary and Intermediate Algebra: Concepts & Applications (6th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-32184-874-8
ISBN 13: 978-0-32184-874-1

Chapter 2 - Equations, Inequalities, and Problem Solving - 2.4 Applications with Percent - 2.4 Exercise Set: 44

Answer

62.5%

Work Step by Step

To convert from fraction to percent, change the fraction first to its decimal form. Then move the decimal point 2 places to the right and then write the percent symbol. Dividing the numerator by the denominator, the decimal form of the given expression, $ \dfrac{5}{8} $, is 0.625. In percent, this is equivalent to 62.5%.
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